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Zoëga's A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic


alda-skipti, n. change of time;
-tal, n. (1) chronology; (2) computation of time (by the various chronological cycles).
al-daua, a. indecl. dead and gone, extinct (eptir daua Haralds var aldaua hin forna tt Danakonunga); aldaua arfr, inheritance to which there is no heir alive.
alda-vinr, m. old, trusty friend.
aldin, n. tree-fruit (nuts, acorns, apples) ; fig., blezat s a. kviar ns, the fruit of thy womb.
, pr. p. bearing fruit.
aldin-falda, a. indecl. wearing an old-fashioned head-dress.
aldin-garr, m. garden, orchard.
aldini, n. = aldin.
aldin-lause, a. bearing no fruit (-laust tr).
aldinn, a. old (inn aldni jtunn).
aldin-skgr, n. wood of fruit-trees
-tr, n. fruit-tree;
-vir. m. fruitbearing trees.
aldr (gen. aldrs), m. (1) age, life, time; sautjn vetra at aldri, seventeen years of age ; ungr at aldri, young; ungum aidn, in (one's) youth; gamals aldri, in (one's) old age; hniginn at aldri, in the decline of life; hniginn efra aldr, stricken in years; lttasta aldri, in the prime of life lifa langan aldr, to enjoy a long life nema, rna e-n aldri, to take one's life; tna (slta) aldri, to lose one's life; (2) old age; vera vi a., to be up in years; aldri farinn or orpinn, very old; (3) long period, age (eptir marga vetr ok mikinn a.); allan a. through all time, always; of a.,um a. (ok fi), for ever and ever; after a negation, ever (vlka gersemi hfum vr eigi st um a.); hverr um a. var sv djarfr, who ever was so bold?
aldrar, a. elderly (ldru kona).
aldr-dagar, m. pl., um -daga, for ever and ever (= um aldr);
-fremd, f. everlasting honour.
aldri, adv. (1) never (a. skal ek hean ganga fyrr en hann rss upp); (2) ever, after a preceding negative or a comparative (er n rvnt at vr munum a. f dr skotit) ; geru verra en aldri fyrr, worst than ever before.
aldrigi (aldri-gi, dat. of aldr with the negative suffix -gi), adv.= aldri.
aldr-lag, n. (1) one's appointed lot or fortune, destiny; (2) end of life, death; vera e-m at -lagi, to bring one to his end.
aldr-lok, n. pl. end of life, death;
-mli, m. tenure for life;
-nari, m. poet. name of fire;
-runar, f. pl. life-runes, charms for preserving life;
-sttr. a. on terms of peace forever ;
-slit, n. pl. end of life, death (til -slita).
aldre-munr, m. difference in years.
aldr-stamr, a. fey, doomed to death
-tili, m. loss of life, death;
-tjn, n. loss of life;
-tregi, m. life-long sorrow.
ald-rnn, a. elderly, aged.
aldyggiligr,-dyggr. a. faithful;
-dli, a. very easy to deal with, gentle.
aleiga, f. one's entire property;
aleigu-ml, n., -sk, f. a suit involving a person's whole property.
al-eya (-dda, -ddr), v. to lay totally waste, devastate;
-eya, f. devastation; gera aleyu, to turn into a wilderness;
-eya, a. indecl. altogether waste, empty, void of people ar var aleya at mnnum); hann brennir ok gerir aleya landit, makes the land an utter waste.
al-fari, a. fara (ra brott) al-fari, to go away (ride off) for good;
-farinn, pp. worn out, far gone;
-feginn, a. very glad;
-frjls, a. quite free;
-frdr, a. very wise;
-fullr, a. quite full;
-finn, a. quite rotten ;
-fr, m. father of all (name of Odin);
-gangsa, a. indecl. quite common;
-geldr, a. quite gelded;
-gera (-a, -r). v. to finish, make perfect.
alger-leikr, m. perfection;
liga, adv. completely, fully;
-ligleikr, m. = -leikr.
al-gerr, a. perfect, complete ; finished;
-gervi, f. (1) perfection; (2) full attire;
-gildi, n. full value.
algildis-vitni, n. competent witness.
al-gjafta, a. indecl. stall-fed;
-gleymingr, m. great glee; sl algleyming, to become very merry;
-gr, a.

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